Out of the battlefield and straight into your hands, the Defense Battalion Military Utility Survival Knife is guaranteed sharp. Protecting the hand, a 2.5 inch steel guard stretches out to keep the hand from close encounters. The leather washer style grip performs surprisingly well in wet, dry, cold, and hot. A Military Survival Knife must work under all conditions. This knife has a stainless steel blade with a black finish. This helps protect and prolong the life of the blade. A fuller is featured on the blade to lighten the knife and help balance. This multipurpose knife is capable of fulfilling the roles of both a fighting and a utility knife, while at the same time conserving strategic metal resources. It has proven its usefulness as a utility knife, used for opening cans, digging trenches, and cutting wood, roots, wire, and cable. Make this knife part of your trusted survival gear. It can be easily attached to a belt or the exterior of a bag. Whether you are hunting, camping, hiking, backpacking, fishing, or preparing a Bug-Out Bag, you can find many uses for this Survival Knife.